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Table 1 Sample Distribution

From: Quality medicines in maternal health: results of oxytocin, misoprostol, magnesium sulfate and calcium gluconate quality audits

Level of Sampling No. of Outlets No. of Samples from Each Outlet Quantity of Commodity per Sample
Level 1: Patent Medicine Stores 5 patent stores 1 sample of different brands or lots from EACH outlet Sample A: 10 ampoules each of oxytocin, calcium gluconate, and magnesium sulfate + 20 tablets of misoprostol
Level 2: Wholesale and Retail Pharmacy Stores 4 pharmacies 2 samples of different brands or lots from EACH outlet Sample A: 30 ampoules each of oxytocin, calcium gluconate and magnesium sulfate + 60 tablets of misoprostol
Sample B: 30 ampoules each of oxytocin, calcium gluconate and magnesium sulfate + 60 tablets of misoprostol
Level 3: Midwife Clinics 5 MWCs 2 samples of different brands or lots from EACH outlet Sample A: 10 ampoules each of oxytocin, calcium gluconate and magnesium sulfate + 20 tablets of misoprostol
Sample B: 10 ampoules each of oxytocin, calcium gluconate and magnesium sulfate + 20 tablets of misoprostol
Level 4: Primary Health Care Centers 5 PHCCs 2 samples of different brands or lots from EACH outlet Sample A: 10 ampoules each of oxytocin, calcium gluconate and magnesium sulfate + 30 tablets of misoprostol
Sample B: 10 ampoules each of oxytocin, calcium gluconate and magnesium sulfate + 30 tablets of misoprostol
Level 5: State Hospital Stores 1 SH 4 samples of different brands or lots Sample A: 15 ampoules each of oxytocin, calcium gluconate and magnesium sulfate + 30 tablets of misoprostol
Sample B: 15 ampoules each of oxytocin, calcium gluconate and magnesium sulfate + 30 tablets of misoprostol
Sample C: 15 ampoules each of oxytocin, calcium gluconate and magnesium sulfate + 30 tablets of misoprostol
Sample D: 15 ampoules each of oxytocin, calcium gluconate and magnesium sulfate + 30 tablets of misoprostol
Level 6: FMC Warehouse 1 FMC 2 samples of different brands or lots Sample A: 15 ampoules each of oxytocin, calcium gluconate and magnesium sulfate + 30 tablets of misoprostol
Sample B: 15 ampoules each of oxytocin, calcium gluconate and magnesium sulfate + 30 tablets of misoprostol